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THE BIG STONE GAT POST.
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 2?, 1012
Pnbbabed Every Wedoomlsy by lh*
WISE PRINTING COMPANY.
GILBERT N. KNIOHT. - Editor.
Kutercd according to poatal regulations
at the post office at IIIr Stone (Sap as see
siiBSCRinnRS are earnestly re?
quested to observe tho date
printod on their address Blips,
which will keep them at all
times pouted as to the dato
Of the expiration of their sub?
scription. Prompt and timely
attention to this request will
Bavo ali parties a groat deal of
Hard to And a man now davfl
who is not in favor of good
Our future citizenship de?
pends upon the youth of the
country and if they nrc proper?
ly cared for and given tho right
kind of opportunities there is
no reason why every hoy should
not in future years become n
real factor in the upbuilding of
Tho water franchise at Appa
laohin has been sold to the
t'lonr Crock Water Company,
which is composed of Hig Stone
(lap and Philadelphia capital
ists, and the work ot putting in
a water system in that hustling
little city will lie commenced
in the near future, at.d will be
completed within a year. We
congratulate our neighbor on
its enterprise, ;is I his will add
more to its material growth
and comfort than anything
that could possibly have hap?
It looks now like we have a
good chance to have an elec?
tion in the Ninth District for
once without the use of monev
and unfair means, both of the
candidates for congress having
agreed not to use money except
for legitimate purposes. This
is as it should he, as both par?
ties in (his district have 11 the
past boon guilty of grohS irre?
gularities,and in orh i to stop
vote selling it is necessary to
stop raising a fund for that
The lirst joint debate of the
present campaign in the Ninth
District was held at Oiinchport
on Tuesday of last week be?
tween lion. Oeorge L, Dobson,
of Iowa, and Senator ("laude A.
BwanBou, of V irginia. Tho
democrats say thai Mr. Swan
eon simply cat Mr. Dobson up'
alive, while the republicans say
that Mr. Dobson tore Mr. Swan
Bon all to pieces and when ho
got through with him there was
not a little bit loft. They nro
both good speakers and our
opinion is it was a pretty lively
At a mass meeting of t ho oil
ir-ens of the Gladevillo district
held at Wise last week, it was
practically unanimously agreed
that that district should vote a
bond issue of :* 12.",0i.i0 for the
completion 0 f her macadam
roads. The necessary petition
will be prepared and presented
to the circuit court culling for
an election, this to ho done us
noon as tho Board of Supervi
Bors go over tho roads and as?
certain tho approximate cost
thereof. It is expected that
the Richmond District will also
vote on a similar bond issue in
tho near future, and it in hoped
that the vote for as many dis?
tricts as may denire to partici?
pate can be taken at tho same
time. If the macadam roads
in tho county are to bo comple?
ted it will bo necessary for the
districts to issue bunds for the
purpose, au the county bond is?
sue is uow about all spent, as
will bo neen from a statement
appearing olsowhoro in this is?
sue of the Post. It would be
folly not to completo tho roads,
and we are sure that the Rich?
mond District will vote addi?
tional bonds to complete the
roads in this district practical?
ly without opposition when the
time comes. We are all believ?
ers in good roads down this
The macadam r o a d from
hero to Kust Stone (Jap is now
completed, and is in good con?
dition This new road brings
these two towns in close touch
with each other, now being
only two miles apart over this
splendidly constructed high
The board of supervisors of
Tazowoll has just entered a
resolution giving the Oontinen
tal Development and Invest?
ment Companyt an Ohio corpo?
ration, the right to use the pub?
lic road from the town of Ore
ham to the town of Tn/.owell
for the purpose of constructing
an electric railway line.
The Post is anxious to get all
the local news or articles of in
terest pertaining to this section
and cordially invite all its
friends to semi such items in
for publication. The more peo?
ple loam of each other the bet?
ter acquainted they become and
the better acquainted they be?
come the better it is for the
community in which they live.
Through the local news of a
paper is a good medium through
which people can know mote
of each other.
The United Slates govern
men) is making plans for the
expenditure of a great sum of
money in the establishment of
n comprehensive system of
good roads, with the oid of
State and county governments.
And tho probabilities are that
I a gigantic bond issue will be
made before the work of re?
building the roads is well under
way, but if the argumets of the
believers in good roads is cor
reel, the benefits that result
from good highways will more
than repay the outlay.
Sign Pledge for Pure Election
in Ninth District.
Ilribtul, Va , Ort S3 Committees
representing Congressman 0 It. Slemp,
Republican candidate fur re-election lo
Congress from the Ninth district ami
Oeneral H v Ayera, Democratic nomi?
nee, reached an agreement at an early
hour this morning's eight-hour confer?
ence,under which neither side Li to spend
any money In the coining election for I ho
purchase of rotes anil under which the
Republicans are to select their own judge
ui est h voting prcclncl ?ml will alia select
I heir ow u clerk.
I'inter the agreement the candidates
sie to publish lists of their oampalgu
contributions before the election,
The Republican committee wits com?
posed of ('. 8, Pendleton, district chair?
man, II. VY Dickinson and .!. C Noel,
while the committee representing the
Democrat* w ss composed of Judge .lohn
W. Crlce, J. K. Rulllttand J. I), Duoh
a nan Mr. Iliichsusu was compelled to
return to Marlon bofoie the meeting was
over, hut as district chairman, gave full
authority to Capt. Ilullitt to sign his
name to any agreement that might he
New Railroad for Tazewell
The hoard of supervisors of
Tazowoll county bus entered a
resolution giving the Continen?
tal Development and Invest
no i.i Company, an Ohio corpo?
ration, tho right to use tho pub?
lic road from Oraham to Taie
well for the purpose of con
Intruding an electric railway
I line. Provision is made by
wbtoh the macadam road is not
' to be disturbed oAid tho build
ing of the railroad is not to in
iterfure with drainage or the
work of construction. Tho line
, must be commenced within ono
year a n d completed within
Joseph M. Weber
The Pearl of Dramatic Purity
Uy lidu.irj Locke.
Mutkll Theme by Joseph Carl lb t il.
The biggest success in years.
An absolutely novel and thor?
oughly unconventional drama?
tic production with music.
Seat Sale at Kelly's Drug Store.
Pure Election Society Formed
Nristol,; Va.. Oct. 99. The Fair Kle
t ion Society of the, Slutti itlatrlel ?<( Vir-|
glnU waa fonnod In Itristoi Monday,
it m.i.. lii.-.-t in,; attended ley (.r.illlliu lil I
Demooratlo ami Republican leaden from
alt over the district, tor the express pi
poae of purifying tho ballot in Ihla dla-|
trlot. Judge II A W. skcen. whose
aenaatioual dlaoloeuroa to wholesale
election corruption In lav county at?
tracted National attention, was ohalrtnaii
of the meeting and i- one of the orlglua
lora of the movomenl
onicers wi re elected ns follow
I'rcsldn.l -.1 V. lliillilt, lllg Stone
Vice I'roaidonta?Throe Irom inch
county and the city of tlrlatol.
Boerolary?Goorge Taylor, lllg Stone
Treasurer- A.T. Lincoln, Marlon, Va.
The organlaatloii l? purely uoli-partieau|
and baa toi ita purp.. ,, the oltintnatto
of the um of mbney and whiskey to con-1
trol elections and the perpetration of
I baud in the oondnol of elections
The remains i?f Ted Ifisser,
whose sad death occured tit
Kckmuu, W. Vn., Monday wer,
brought tu Norton and buried|
in Highland Oemetory Wed
nosday. He was n nephew of
John A. Ktafter and once held a
position with the Colonial Coal
tV Coke Company nt Dorches?
ter.? Wise Virginia.
President Cancels Engage?
During President Tuft's re
?nt visit to New York ho can?
celed an important dinner on
Igogeinont to vi-ii Weber's
Theatrenud see "The Olimox."
I If you have an engagement on
_ 'XI Tuesday night do like tho
President did,cancel it and go
to tin- Amuzu Theatre, where
yon will see the same show,
(let your seals early at Kelly's
Mr. Rush Exonerated.
At a bearing at Appalaebia
Tuesday before K. M Strong,
JKsq.,Ji W. Rush was exoiiorat
led of any blame for the autumn
die accidenl in which Mr
I Itoark was fatally injured. The
ividenco showed that tho acci?
dent could not have been avert?
ed by Mr. Rush,
Mrs. K. .1. Prescotl a u d
? laughter registered at the Mid
dlesboro Hotel Builday enrotile
from their home at Dig Stone
gap, Va., to a visit lo friends
at Knoxvillo. Mrs. Presentt is
the wife of K. J. Prescotl, man?
ager of tin1 Virginia Coal &
Iron Company with ofllco at
Big Stone (lap. ? Middlesboro
Mrs. A. 0. Matheson hits been
very sick for soveial days at
her apartments in the Tour
Liquid Poultry Remefly25c
"Saves the Sick."
Per Capet, Whllr l?l
nrck tint all roiiloy
tliarat*,. No Cute No
ray: It troika while
lias no "equal'' ?t a
lire, laitean.l term kil?
lt r. he,l ?a>h for all
toiea totd rauea an
Slock. Hint.I dUinfrc
tant for house, stable
deg kennrl am! h*n houte. HY VIAlt. jov'
THE RLX CHEMICAL CO.. Kevporl, Ky!
Kelly Drutf Company.
Paul T. Jeanrenaud Qualifies
for Property Left Him
Richmond, Va Oct. 18.?
Paul T. Jeanrenard of Newport
News in probably tho most ar?
dent champion in Virginia of
tho new vital statistics law, for
the very good reason that tho
enactment of ibis statute has
Bavcd for him and his family
an estate in Switzerland winch
otherwise they would have lost.
Indeed, judging from his
correspondence with the Stute
Board of Health, Mr. Jean re n
aud seems to think that the
Uenerul Assembly of Virginia
enacted this law to save him
from loss at tin- very time he
most needed legal assistance.
A naturalized American citi?
zen and a prosperous business
man, Mr. Jeanrenaud received '
notice during tlx* spring that
his grandfather had died in
Switzerland and had h ft to
llim and his brothers and sisters
a considerable estate. All that
he hail to do was toprove his re?
lationship to the dead man.
For himself ami his brothers
who had beeil born in Switzer?
land, this was easy, as their
births were duly recorded in
the canton register. Hut Mr
Jeanrenaud had a young sister '
born in America, whose birth,
ill the absence of any law, had
not been legally recorded I'n
fortunately. Ion, l h e girl's
mother was dead and the phy?
sician w ho had been present at
the child's birth had also died.
This seemed to remove the
last hope of getting the estate.
for innumerable legal difficul?
ties would arise where the title
of all the heirs could not be es?
tablished. Just a! the time Mr.
Jeanrenaud was giving up hope
he saw that the new vital sta
tiStiCS law had been passed and
that it was possible to record .
the birth of any one born be?
fore the enactment of the law,
provided legal proofs of birth
could be produced.
Quick to see the possibility
thus afforded him, Mr. Jean?
renaud at puce began a search
for the nurse who had attended
Ins mother at the birth of his
sister. The nurse, as it hap?
pened, bad moved from Virgin,
ia and her whereabouts wore
not known; Mr. Jeanrenaud
began a nation widosearch and
filially, when he was despair?
ing of success, heard that the
nurse was practicing le t pro
fessiou in Florida, lie located
her at last and had her tile with
the State Hoard of Health a
legal statement of the birth of
Ins sister. This was found to
he in pioper form and was ao
copied by the State.
As if by magic, Mr. Joauren
attd's illflloultleS was obviated
and his claiin was estebllshed.
He had only to procure a legal
copy of tho certificate of birth
ami forward it to the proper
Swiss authorities He ox poets,
in the course of a few days, to
receive the full amount of the
estate and, in the meantime,
blesses the tieiieral Assembly
of Virginia while wondering
why the enactment of such a
necessary law wus so long de?
Dickenson County News.
Freeling, Va., Oct. IS.?Dan?
iel M. .McFall went lo Clint
wood on business Saturday.
Wilson Mullins,of Bolocamp,
is visiting at William MoFall'B.
Rev. Floyd Cnntrel, of Hale
camp, has been conducting re
vival services in ibis neighbor?
Mrs. William McFall is visit?
ing Mrs Moses Moore, of ' is
Mrs. Charles Sluss, of Skeet
rock, is visiting Mrs. John F.
Walker Stanley, of Isom, was
in town during the latter part
of the past week,
William Fleming, of near
Clintwood, is m town, en route
home from Jenkins, Ky.
Milburn 8windal, of Norland,
is visiting friends at Freoling,
Ralph Vanover is visiting Ins
father iti-law, George W. Flem?
ing, of Clintwood.
James U. McFall went to
Clintwood on business Hie lat?
ter part of the past week.
Miss Cora Trivitt has return
ad lo school at Clintwood, nf
WE desire to call the attention of the buying public
of Big Stone Gap and vicinity to our store on
East Fiflh Street (W. W.Taylor's old stand), where we
have just opened for business with a full, new line of
Staple and Fancy Groceries, Fresh
Meats,. Country Produce and Feed.
Our meat department is in charge of J. W. Willis,
who will take pleasure in filling your orders promptly.
Our aim is to supply our customers witli first < lass
meals, groceries and produce at all times.
H. L. LANE GROCERY CO.
Phone 147 -3 rings. BIG STONE GAP, VA.
Cash Lunch Stand
R H. BUY ANT. Proprietor.
MEALS AT ALL HOURS.
Regular Table Boarders Taken.
Also Groceries Fresh Fish, Ice Cream, Cold
Drinks. Bread, Cakes and Fruits in Season.
A. L. CAZO, Proprietor.
?Meals, Lunches, Sandwiches and Hot Coffee
at all hours.
New and up to-clate rag-time music direct from
The only music store in Big Stone Gap.
YOUR PATRONAGE SOLICITED.
liarroii ?te Witt,
GENERAL INSURANCE AGENTS.
Oftlco First Floor Intormont Building, BIO STONE CAP. V/?
" . .< v=if; ,-:^>\ We handle the
rfl^^f^%\ "Boye" line ol sew?
ing machine -ap?
plies and accessor?
ies and can furnish
parts for nearly all
machines o n t h e
Ncedlo?, Shuttle* nncl Bobbins for m.u kct.
um In All Make* of Sewing Machine*.
tor n 8hnri visit to homefolks.
Mrs. John II. Strouih, of
Darwin, is visiting her aunt,
Mrs. John K. Trivitt.
William Rovorly, of Oeorgo'sl
Kork, is visiting relatives at
K an liuchanan, of Darwin,
is visiting relatives here.
Brlco Baker, of Qsborn's
(tap, is in town.
Shoe Repair Shop.
1 am prepared to 'lo nil kinds
of shoe repairing in first class
and up-to-date style. My shop
is on Hast Fifth Street in the
old Seiiter stand, and I solicit
your patronage. adv.
W. 11. Law son,
In the District Court of the Uuiicd
Stales foi the Western Diatrlel "f Vir?
ginia In Bankruptcy.
In the matter of
Te the Creditors of YV.Hard James, of
Appalaokla, Virginia, In the County of
\Yjas ami district -..1.1. ? bankrupt:
Notice i-1 hereby given that on the Iruli
?lay of October, A D.. H?4, tho said
Wjllard James was duly adjudicated
bankrupt, ami the first meeting of the
creditors will l>o held at Big Stone
()ai>, Virginia, in the i ntted Slate Court
House im tho 2nd day of November. a.
I), 1013, at two o'clock in tho
afternoon, si which time tin- said
cicdltors inaj attend, in.or llicfr olaima,
a|>|Hiitit a trustee e\.iiniue the bankrupt,
, I and transact such otiter business as may
I properly come before said meeting.
October Wind, 1913.
Do You Love Good Music7
If BO, you should not. iiubh
huying Ronio of the titles jiiHt
received at the Music Depart
mi nt ,if the Amuzu Onfi 'h
from the preBB of New '> "fk
Hern are Home ttint in
ticuhtrly at traotivo: My
Sweetheart Went Down ?villi
the Ship;-' The Wreck Ihn
Titanic;" "When My Golden
Hair Turned to Silvor Gray;'!
"Juitt as tin- Ship Wont Dow n;"
?'No Plowor can Compnro With
You, tlirl;" "The Snow Nl "
Come in unil look over the
now assortment ?et t <> 1,1 ,v
A. L. Oazo, Mannte '
In the seclusion of your ow e.
home let me select, fit and
show you how to wear ft
?F\ h odd, beauty to yi ui
?5 f?" ''"ure" ?ubdue? IfteguUfi.
? SS tie?;abasisforcorrect,t.v:y,
jS hecoming drew.
^V4 nblc. noii rusting
'5. ?S Spirella Bont'ny
<0 Sfj found in no other corirt
JEf positively retain* it* ?linpc;
JE?ju ?' frequent laundering
Thn Spirella Corfet i* hy?ier:.-.
comfortable, moduh. To know *u.
prime comfort and la*ty,torr?ct Jj "'
Mrs. J. P. Wolfe, Corscliere.